Trumbull, CT 06611
The Procurement Specialist will provide technical leadership and assistance to facilitate strategic sourcing work transition initiatives for the Aftermarket and/or Production Operations.
Will develop and lead production transition plans considering part/process qualification requirements, tooling, FAI, capacity analysis, and supply-base capabilities.
Investigate/resolve part producibility issues and assist with the improvement of processes, tool, fixtures and gages to support work transition and ongoing production
Assess supplier capabilities and align/match resource packages of parts accordingly.
Review key helicopter dynamic component/assembly technical and production processing data for classification and placement into common part families for resourcing projects in support of cost reduction objectives.
Participates in ASQR-01 supplier audits, assessments, supplier development and improvement initiatives.
Provides technical assistance to Buyers to help facilitate purchase order placement and resolution of Supplier technical issues
Develop and implement supplier/internal continuous improvement strategies for the entire part/product value-chain to achieve the Supplier gold performance levels/certification of key suppliers
Provide lean process assistance and technical manufacturing engineering leadership for suppliers to ensure flawless execution for on-time delivery, quality and cost/lead-time reduction.
Bachelors’ Degree with 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience required
Solid working knowledge of engineering drawings/technical data, manufacturing processes, tools, fixtures, inspection methods, etc. in addition to root cause analysis, process improvement techniques and cost analysis.
Strong interpersonal skills, project management, and the ability to work with Suppliers to motivate and encourage them to meet ACE Gold levels of performance.
Strong working knowledge of product/component design, quality and manufacturing processes.
Strong knowledge of FAA regulations as it pertains to manufacturing and repairs.
Understanding of the principals of lean manufacturing, the ACE process/tools, value stream mapping, and process certification.
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